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Marlborough schools incorporating new technology

March 13th, 2017

Marlborough – Technology advancements affect every area of education today, broadening students’ outlook and learning skills.

Marlborough native honored at basketball shootout

March 13th, 2017

Marlborough – Longtime Marlborough resident and beloved Metrowest basketball referee Bill Miller earned posthumous recognition Feb. 18 at the latest running of an event he helped found – the Officials vs. Cancer Three-point Shootout.

Local lawyer leads New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC)

March 13th, 2017

Westborough – When Justin Silverman, now 36, was a senior at Syracuse University, he and some other students were arrested during a racous celebration of the school’s 2003 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Silverman was offered the same deal as the others: stay out of trouble for a year and pay for damages. He, however, wasn’t a reveler; he was a reporter.

Selectmen approve purchase and sale agreement for state hospital property

March 11th, 2017

Westborough – At the Feb. 28 meeting of the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Jim Malloy requested the board approve the final purchase and sale agreement between the town of Westborough and Pulte Homes of New England, LLC.

Kickoff fundraiser set for Congenital Heart Walk

March 11th, 2017

Region – Personal reasons compel Dolores Edgren of Southborough to support the Adult Congenital Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation, which are the benefiting charities of the Congenital Heart Walk – Boston. Her daughter Kim Edgren of North Grafton is a congenital heart defect survivor and chair of the walk since its inception in 2012.

Northborough fire chief introduces new firefighter to selectmen

March 11th, 2017

Northborough – Fire Chief David Parenti introduced Northborough’s newest firefighter and paramedic to the Board of Selectmen at their Feb. 27 meeting. Dylan Kessler was selected after a long process out of a field of eight candidates.

Devoted PMC supporter to ride in memory of his father

March 10th, 2017

Marlborough – Billy Richards of Marlborough is preparing to ride in his seventh Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), an annual bike-a-thon that raises funds for life-saving cancer research. This year, he’s particularly determined to fundraise for the cause.

Selectmen discuss and vote to close warrant for March 18 Town Meeting

March 10th, 2017

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen reviewed and accepted the final warrant for Town Meeting Saturday, March 18, as presented by Town Manager Jim Malloy at the Feb. 28 meeting. There were a couple of additional articles that had been added that the board discussed prior to their unanimous vote to close the warrant.

Shrewsbury mother to run Boston Marathon for Down syndrome clinic

March 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Bryan and Emily Anderson both grew up in Shrewsbury and attended Shrewsbury High School (Bryan ’02, Emily ’01), but it wasn’t until 2009 that they began dating. The couple married in 2012 and welcomed son Charlie in March of 2014. Two years later the birth of daughter Andie and a Down syndrome diagnosis brought with it challenges as well as unexpected blessings.

Northborough selectmen approve Fiscal Year 2018 legislative priorities

March 9th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Town Administrator John Coderre led a discussion of the town’s legislative priorities at the Feb. 27 Board of Selectmen meeting, in advance of Northborough’s legislative delegation’s appearance before the board Monday, March 13. These priorities were identified by town staff and committees.

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